Tokyo 2020

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Former BYU student becomes volunteer for Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games couldn't happen without the help of volunteers. T. Christopher Okano, who attended BYU in Utah, is a volunteer for both Games, and he can't believe how lucky he is. 
12 months ago
The KSL Olympic crew in Tokyo — Jeremiah Jensen (L), Shara Park (center), and Alex Cabrero (R). (...
Alex Cabrero and Shara Park, KSL TV & Jeremiah Jensen, KSL Sports

KSL Olympic Crew Shares Their ‘Gold Medal Moments’ From Tokyo

After a year of postponement, the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo have come to an end. Our KSL Team has provided coverage of the intense international competition for the last three weeks, but before they go, they wanted to share a few gold medal moments of their own. 
1 year ago
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KSL’s Shara Park Visits Tokyo Japan Temple, Speaks With Local Church Members

As the Tokyo Olympics wrap up, our KSL team has been able to visit several important religious and cultural sites in Japan, including one that is important to member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — the Tokyo Japan Temple.
1 year ago
Dr. James Parker with Parker Muscle and Sports Clinic in Kaysville helps a patient at his office. (...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Kaysville Chiropractor Helps Athletes On US Track And Field Team In Tokyo

We have had possibly more athletes with Utah ties represented in Tokyo than during any other Summer Olympics before, but it's not just athletes going to the Games. KSL's Alex Cabrero spoke with a Kaysville chiropractor who is on the medical crew for the U.S. Track and Field team.
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero & Keira Farrimond, KSL TV

SLC Woman, Utah-Based Company Participate In Olympics In Special Way

Many Utahns work in some capacity with the Olympics, beyond just athletes. A woman from Salt Lake City has been working with NBC since 2002, doing makeup for athletes and on-air hosts, while Utah-based company, OC Tanner, has spent more than 20 years creating customized rings for every American Olympian.
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Utah Museum Showcases Small Item That Brings Hope, Peace To Humanity

An airplane based in Wendover, Utah carried and dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. That moment, and another bomb later in Nagasaki, essentially ended World War II. Today, Japan and the United States are close friends, and inside a Wendover museum, there's an example of how things can change over time.
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Irish Marathoner Trains In Utah Ahead Of Tokyo Games

Utah has always been known as a great place to train for winter sports. Now, it appears the secret is out internationally for summer sports as well. KSL's Alex Cabrero caught up with an athlete from another country who spent more than a month training in Utah right before the Tokyo Games.
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Special Agents With State Department Work To Keep Team USA Safe at Olympic Games

Athletes are representing the United States in Tokyo, but there is a team behind the team you may not see. Members of the U.S. State Department are in Tokyo keeping American athletes safe.
1 year ago
Kyra Condie of the United States celebrates during the women's bouldering qualifications of the IFS...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Utah Climber Makes Olympic Debut In Tokyo

Another Salt Lake City woman begins her Olympic career Tuesday night as women's climbing gets going in Tokyo, one day after the men began their competition.
1 year ago
Pieces from the new Japanese exhibit at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City. (KSL TV)...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

New Japanese Exhibit Opens At Utah Museum Of Fine Arts

Before Alex Cabrero left Utah with the KSL Olympic crew to come to Tokyo, he visited the Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City where a brand new exhibit just happened to open around the same time the Games got going.
1 year ago
Jake Gibb, Utah Olympian...
Shara Park & Frances Cooke, KSL TV

Utah’s Jake Gibb Sets Sights on Gold in 4th and Final Olympic Games

After two decades of traveling the world and playing the sport he loves, Bountiful native Jake Gibb says he is ready to move on with his life.
1 year ago
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Frances Cooke & Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Utah’s High Altitudes Helps Athletes Train For Olympic Games

Track and Field Olympian Nathan Ikon Crumpton is no stranger to Utah after training in Park City for Team U.S.A. in the Skeleton for the Winter Olympics. Now, Crumpton, competing for American Samoa, has his eyes set on gold in the 100-meter dash.
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Utah Sports Psychologist: Pandemic, Lack Of Fans Add To Mental Pressure For Olympic Athletes

The KSL Olympic crew spoke with a sports psychologist with Intermountain Healthcare, who told them that adjusting to the quiet might not be as easy as it sounds for the Olympic athletes.
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Park City Bicyclist Prepares To Chase Olympic Gold In Tokyo

Utahns will be cheering on one of their own, a bicyclist who will compete soon on the bicycle trails in Tokyo. Haley Batten trained in Park City where Olympians are known to work out before the Olympics, but most of them do it for winter sports. 
1 year ago
MyKayla Skinner during Women's Qualification on day two of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake G...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Red Rock Coach Shares Thoughts On Three Utah Gymnasts Making US Olympic Team

For the first time in history, three members of the team have ties to one school — The University of Utah. KSL-TV sat down with Red Rock Coach Tom Farden to get his take on this historic moment. 
1 year ago
Flag bearers Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez of Team United States lead their team in during the Opening ...
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Utah Athletes Participate In Opening Ceremony Of Tokyo Games

Team USA eventually made their way into the arena during the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, featuring many of the athletes from Utah that are participating in the games.
1 year ago
Olympic rower Kathleen Noble trains on the Great Salt Lake as often as possible. (File photo/Josh S...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Olympic Rower From Utah Competing In Tokyo Games For Native Uganda

Salt Lake City rower Kathleen Noble competed in her first-ever Olympic race before the official lighting of the Olympic Cauldron early Friday morning. 
1 year ago
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Keira Farrimond & Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Olympic Health Officials Say COVID-19 Testing Is Going According To Plan

While these cases among athletes are unfortunate, positive COVID-19 tests were expected. And according to Dr. Brian McCloskey, the Olympic Games' leading health adviser, there has been less than expected, and the system in place is doing its job.
1 year ago
Kara Eaker warms up on the vault prior to the Women's competition of the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Olymp...
Morgan Wolfe, Keira Farrimond & Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Kara Eaker’s Parents, University Of Utah Coach React To Positive COVID-19 Test

A breakthrough COVID-19 case caused some heartbreak Monday for a Utah Olympian. Kara Eaker, a University of Utah red rock gymnast, tested positive in Japan. Her parents offered support, while her University of Utah coach shared a statement and his thoughts on her skills as a gymnast.
1 year ago
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Keira Farrimond, KSL TV

Utah Olympians Heading To Tokyo For 2020 Games

Whether they're born and bred, or brought to Utah to play as a pro, this year, we'll see more locals in the Summer Olympics than ever before. The KSL Tokyo Team introduced us to the athletes who've called Utah home and hope Utah will cheer them on in Tokyo.
1 year ago
Sha'Carri Richardson runs and celebrates in the Women's 100 Meter semifinal on day 2 of the 2020 U....
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No Relay: Banned Sprinter Richardson Left Off Olympic Team

Banned sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was not on the Olympic roster released Tuesday by USA Track and Field, a decision that means the American champion's positive test for marijuana will cost her a chance at running on the relay team in Tokyo, in addition to her spot in the 100-meter individual race.
1 year ago
(L-R) Jade Carey, Sunisa Lee, Jordan Chiles, Simone Biles, Mykayla Skinner and Grace McCallum, the ...
Debbie Worthen & Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Red Rocks Announcer Excited To See 3 Utah Gymnasts Make US Olympic Team

For the first time in Olympic history, the University of Utah Red Rocks will have three gymnasts representing Team USA. FM 100.3's Rebecca Cressman, who is also the announcer for the Utah Red Rocks, said watching the women Sunday night left her on the edge of her seat.
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Spectators: World Cup Climbing Competition Almost Feels Normal

The fastest climbers in the world went head-to-head at the World Cup of Climbing in Salt Lake City over the weekend. Both spectators and athletes said the crowd, the cheers and the atmosphere made it feel like things were almost normal again.
1 year ago
Nathaniel Coleman from Utah will be competing in the climbing event at the Tokyo Olympics. (KSL TV)...
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Utah Man Prepares For Tokyo Olympics With World Cup Climbing Competition

A World Cup competition for climbers will be held in downtown Salt Lake City over the weekend, bringing out many of the athletes that will compete in the event at the Tokyo Olympics, including one man who was born and raised in Utah.
1 year ago
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